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Battles fought by the prophet
Prophet Muhammed, the messenger of Allah, had to fight series of battle in the defence of Islam from His home in Medina. Those battles in which He led the army of Islam in person are called Ghazwa and those expedition which He sent out from Medina under the community and any of His companion are Saryya.
The battles that Prophet Muhammed (S.A.W) fought in His lifetime to defend Islam are:
Battles of Badr
Battle of Uhud
Battle of Khandaq
Battle of Khaybar
Battle of Mavta
Battle of Hunayn
Battle of Tabok
CAUSES OF THE BATTLES
After they were obliged to migrate from Makkah to Medina and after all the injustices and torture they went through, the muslim were permitted to fight in order to defend themselves (Q22V53 9-40). The prophet prohibited murdering of children, women and the elderly because Islam has come to build and reclaim the universe and not to destroy it.
Purpose of wars that the prophet fought
The breach of treaties and punishing betrayer
In order to make the enemy feel that they have enough power to fight
To defend against muslim attack
To help muslim that were prosecuted.
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